unclean Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “unclean” in the English Dictionary

"unclean" in British English

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uk   us   /ʌnˈkliːn/
not ​clean and ​thereforelikely to ​causedisease: The ​healthrisk from ​drinking unclean ​water is ​considerable. formal not ​clean or ​pure, or ​morallybad, as ​described by the ​rules of a ​religion: Jews and Muslims ​considerpigs unclean.
(Definition of unclean from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unclean" in American English

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 us   /ʌnˈklin/

unclean adjective (PHYSICAL)

not ​clean or not ​pure and ​thereforelikely to ​causedisease: unclean ​water unclean ​kitchens

unclean adjective (MORAL)

not ​acceptable or ​usableaccording to ​religious or ​moralstandards: unclean ​thoughts/​practices
(Definition of unclean from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unclean”
in Spanish impuro…
in Vietnamese không sạch…
in Malaysian tdk bersih…
in Thai สกปรก…
in French impur…
in German unrein…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不洁净的,肮脏的, (宗教上)不洁净的, 邪恶的…
in Turkish dinen mekruh, ahlâken kötü…
in Russian нечистый…
in Indonesian haram…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不潔淨的,骯髒的, (宗教上)不潔淨的, 邪惡的…
in Polish nieczysty…
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